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#FAKE NEWS

# fake-news - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Manchester United dismiss Mourinho sack reports as 'nonsense'

The Red Devils have dismissed speculation claiming the Portuguese will be relieved of his duties this weekend

# fake-news - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ray D'Arcy rubbishes fake news Facebook posts that say he 'invested $5 million in Bitcoin' Actual Fake News

Ray D'Arcy rubbishes fake news Facebook posts that say he 'invested $5 million in Bitcoin'

D’Arcy says he is bemused by the posts.

# fake-news - Friday 28 September, 2018

From The Daily Edge That viral video you saw of a woman throwing bleach on men manspreading? Yeah, it's staged FAKE NEWS

# fake-news - Monday 10 September, 2018

Maguire: I was never close to leaving Leicester for Man United

The centre-back had been strongly tipped to move to Old Trafford after an impressive World Cup campaign.

# fake-news - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Twitter and Facebook ban hundreds of accounts in crackdown on Iran, Russia misinformation FAKE NEWS

Twitter and Facebook ban hundreds of accounts in crackdown on Iran, Russia misinformation

Mark Zuckerberg called the deception campaigns “sophisticated and well-funded efforts that aren’t going to stop”.

# fake-news - Saturday 28 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie British MPs want a levy on social media sites to stem fake news FAKE NEWS

British MPs want a levy on social media sites to stem fake news

A leaked report makes the suggestion.

# fake-news - Sunday 22 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Study finds 40% of people have a fictional first childhood memory Fake

Study finds 40% of people have a fictional first childhood memory

The authors of a new study said it is not until people are five or six that they form adult-like memories and some participants said they had memories from when they were babies.

# fake-news - Saturday 14 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Inside Veles, the Macedonian town that became a pro-Trump fake news factory 2016 Election

Inside Veles, the Macedonian town that became a pro-Trump fake news factory

Hundreds of websites and Facebook pages were set up out of the town in 2016.

# fake-news - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Real Madrid release statement after reports of €272 million Mbappe deal with PSG

French media claimed a world record deal had been agreed for the 19-year-old.

# fake-news - Monday 25 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Tayto Park issues clarification that it isn't giving away five free passes to 500 families FAKE NEWS

Tayto Park issues clarification that it isn't giving away five free passes to 500 families

A scam had emerged on social media suggesting that the Meath fun park was running a giveaway competition.

# fake-news - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Toulon deny reports Chris Ashton has requested early release from contract

The winger has, in fact, asked for a contract extension with the French club.

# fake-news - Saturday 2 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Fake news in the referendum: Did you fall for it? False Memories

Fake news in the referendum: Did you fall for it?

UCC and UCD psychological study ‘implanted’ false memories in survey to explore how they might affect votes.

# fake-news - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm sorry' - Facebook boss faces European lawmakers My Bad

'I'm sorry' - Facebook boss faces European lawmakers

“And that goes for fake news, foreign interference in elections or developers misusing people’s information.”

# fake-news - Monday 30 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie LoveBoth says 'women can't be trusted' campaign poster is fake FAKE NEWS

LoveBoth says 'women can't be trusted' campaign poster is fake

LoveBoth has sought to clarify that this poster is not part of its campaign, nor was the use of the organisation’s logo or name authorised.

# fake-news - Sunday 29 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Trump snubs 'phony White House correspondents dinner' for second year in a row FAKE NEWS

Trump snubs 'phony White House correspondents dinner' for second year in a row

“If you don’t smile they will say he was terrible. He couldn’t take it. If you do smile, they will say what was he smiling about.”

# fake-news - Saturday 28 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: Irish news story or fake news? Quiz

Quiz: Irish news story or fake news?

Can you tell the difference?

# fake-news - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Angry Buffon rubbishes talk of rift with teammate

The goalkeeper was reported to have let rip at Medhi Benatia after Kalidou Koulibaly scored in the final minute in Turin.

# fake-news - Thursday 12 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Facebook has started giving Irish users tips to spot fake news Clampdown

Facebook has started giving Irish users tips to spot fake news

Facebook says that improving news literacy is a priority.

# fake-news - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Zuckerberg says no: Facebook CEO turns down request to appear before British MPs Zuck Out

Zuckerberg says no: Facebook CEO turns down request to appear before British MPs

The company has offered to send two other executives.

Liverpool's Emre Can hits out at 'false stories' regarding his future

Reports in England have claimed Liverpool will have to offer £200,000 a week to convince Can to stay.

# fake-news - Monday 26 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Malaysian government proposes 10 year jail term for 'fake news' Crackdown

Malaysian government proposes 10 year jail term for 'fake news'

The law, if passed, would include foreign media.

# fake-news - Sunday 11 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie False information travels much faster than the truth on Twitter FAKE NEWS

False information travels much faster than the truth on Twitter

Falsehoods are 70% more likely to be retweeted than the truth, new research has found.

# fake-news - Thursday 1 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you using Facebook less since it changed its news feed? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you using Facebook less since it changed its news feed?

The social network has reported a fall of 5% in the amount of time spent on its site since it moved to prioritise human interactions over media and business updates last month.

# fake-news - Thursday 25 January, 2018

'I'm not Donald Trump' - England boss Jones piles the pressure on Schmidt's Ireland

The Australian is taking an interesting slant on the upcoming Six Nations.

# fake-news - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis warns against 'fake news' and compares it to the story of Adam and Eve To Be Frank

Pope Francis warns against 'fake news' and compares it to the story of Adam and Eve

Fake news was popularised as a phrase by Donald Trump.

Sanchez denies Henry told him to leave Arsenal

Both Sanchez and Henry deny the claims the Frenchman had a part to play in the move.

# fake-news - Thursday 18 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Trump faces heavy criticism as he reveals his 'Fake News Awards' winners Donald Trump

Trump faces heavy criticism as he reveals his 'Fake News Awards' winners

Meanwhile, it has been reported that Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House is to be adapted for TV.

# fake-news - Sunday 14 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Clickbait: 'Reliable sources of news are beginning their own digital, tabloid-lite adventure' Opinion

Clickbait: 'Reliable sources of news are beginning their own digital, tabloid-lite adventure'

But that’s fine, because debunking dodgy writing is really a lot of fun, writes Richard MacCarthy.

# fake-news - Saturday 23 December, 2017

'Stop spreading s**t': Isco slams claims he refused to warm up during Clasico

And Zinedine Zidane has defended his decision to start Mateo Kovacic.

# fake-news - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach raised Trump's 'fake news' Irish corporate tax comment with acting US ambassador False

Taoiseach raised Trump's 'fake news' Irish corporate tax comment with acting US ambassador

In a speech, Donald Trump said Ireland has plans to reduce its corporate tax rate to 8%.

# fake-news - Monday 4 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Trust in media grows under Trump despite his fake news claims FAKE NEWS

Trust in media grows under Trump despite his fake news claims

In the survey, 12% said they have a “great deal” of trust and confidence and an additional 37% have a “fair amount”.

# fake-news - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Southampton winger Redmond slams The Sun and clears up what Pep said to him

The British newspaper had reported that Guardiola called Redmond a ‘w**ker’ during a furious-looking exchange.

# fake-news - Thursday 2 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Fake news' is the 2017 word of the year* Two For One

'Fake news' is the 2017 word of the year*

*According to Collins Dictionary.

# fake-news - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Leo to Trump: That claim about our corporation tax rate was 'fake news' False

Leo to Trump: That claim about our corporation tax rate was 'fake news'

The Taoiseach has slammed Trump for saying Ireland is set to reduce it’s rate to 8%.

# fake-news - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Dept of Finance shuts down Trump's claims that Ireland is dropping its corporation tax rate FAKE NEWS

Dept of Finance shuts down Trump's claims that Ireland is dropping its corporation tax rate

“There are no proposals to change the corporation tax rate.”

# fake-news - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Trump threatens to 'challenge licence' of NBC after critical reports about nuclear weapons NBC News

Trump threatens to 'challenge licence' of NBC after critical reports about nuclear weapons

NBC reported that Trump wants a tenfold increase to US nuclear weapons.

From TheJournal.ie Trump slams 'dishonest media' for reports of rift with Chief of Staff John Kelly Totally Made Up

Trump slams 'dishonest media' for reports of rift with Chief of Staff John Kelly

“The fake news is at it again.”

# fake-news - Saturday 9 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'We could have blood on our hands': Councillors want to take Freedom of Dublin off Aung San Suu Kyi Myanmar

'We could have blood on our hands': Councillors want to take Freedom of Dublin off Aung San Suu Kyi

Councillors across various parties have expressed disappointment in the Myanmar leader’s behaviour.

# fake-news - Thursday 7 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Fake Russian Facebook accounts paid money to stir up race and LGBT issues during US election FAKE NEWS

Fake Russian Facebook accounts paid money to stir up race and LGBT issues during US election

Hundreds of accounts have been identified by the social network as taking out ads during the election.

# fake-news - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Aung San Suu Kyi finally speaks on Rohingya crisis, blames false information Myanmar

Aung San Suu Kyi finally speaks on Rohingya crisis, blames false information

Thousands of Myanmar’s Muslim minority community are being forced to flee their home for fear of violence against their people.

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